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Nissan

[nee-sahn, nis-uh n, nee-sahn] /ˈni sɑn, ˈnɪs ən, niˈsɑn/
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Nisan

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[nee-sahn, nis-uh n, nee-sahn] /ˈni sɑn, ˈnɪs ən, niˈsɑn/
noun
1.
the seventh month of the Jewish calendar.
Compare Jewish calendar.
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Nisan

/niːˈsan/
noun
1.
(in the Jewish calendar) the first month of the year according to biblical reckoning and the seventh month of the civil year, usually falling within March and April
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from Hebrew
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Nissan in the Bible

month of flowers, (Neh. 2:1) the first month of the Jewish sacred year. (See ABIB.) Assyrian nisannu, "beginning."

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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